This Is Plastics: How Are Plastics Made?

Plastics 101

How Are Plastics Made?

Demystifying the plastic manufacturing process.


Top 3 Takeaways

People think paper simply comes from trees, and glass from sand. So where does plastic come from? The answer isn’t so simple.

Watch this video to see the life cycle of a plastic bottle and learn why it’s important for these products to be used again:

Learn the steps it takes to create one of the most common types of plastic, thermoforms.

Here’s what the process looks like:

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